The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the world premiere of the newly restored 1934 Best Picture winner “It Happened One Night,” a digital restoration in 4K by Sony Pictures Entertainment at Colorworks, on Saturday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bing Theater on the LACMA campus.
The screening celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Frank Capra comedy classic, which was the first of only three movies in history to win Oscars® for Best Picture, Directing, Actor, Actress and Screenplay.
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